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There are tons of awards, scholarships and bursaries out there just waiting for you! For more information about the awards listed below, click on the "plus" button to the right to access the drop down menu. Click on the "Apply Here" button to be redirected to the application form.

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Featured: Branch #110 Slave Lake Legion Bursary

The Branch #110 Slave Lake Legion has instituted a bursary for students who are Veterans, children, grandchildren or great-grandchildren of any veteran.

A Veteran is any person who is serving or who has honourably served in the Canadian Armed Forces, the Commonwealth or its wartime allies, or as a regular member of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, or as a Peace Officer in a special duty area or on a special duty operation, or who has served in the Merchant Navy or Ferry Command during wartime. The bursary is granted at the end of February and is paid from the Branch #110 Poppy fund. It is limited to two (2) $500 bursaries or the number of $500 bursaries which may be accommodated by 10% of the amount in the poppy fund as of September 30th of the previous year, at the discretion of the board, based on applications received.

The student must be attending at least their second year of a program that covers two or more years towards a degree or diploma. APPLY HERE

 

Alberta Blue Cross awards: Entrance Scholarship for Indigenous Students

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Three of each of these scholarships will be awarded to students across Alberta based on their community involvement, personal achievements and financial need. 

Alberta Blue Cross has established three awards for indigenous students who are
completing their high school education and entering their first year of post-secondary
study at an accredited institution.

Alberta Blue Cross issues three awards each year. Awards range from $750 to $1,500.

Alberta Blue Cross awards: Scholarship for Mature Indigenous Students

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Three of each of these scholarships will be awarded to students across Alberta based on their community involvement, personal achievements and financial need.

The Alberta Blue Cross Scholarship for Mature Indigenous Students is for individuals who have demonstrated community involvement, and achievement of personal goals ad who demonstrate financial need. This scholarship is for students who are defined as “mature” by their post-secondary institution.

Alberta Blue Cross issues three awards each year. Awards range from $750 to $1,500.

ATCO Indigenous Awards Program

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ATCO provides financial awards to Canadian First Nation, Inuit and Métis students who demonstrate leadership and commitment in their quest for higher education. ATCO is committed to supporting the development of Indigenous leaders in communities across Canada. There are three different awards available:

Merit Awards ($500) – for students completing Grades 10 – 12, including upgrading
Bursaries ($1,000) – for students enrolled in trade, diploma or certificate programs
Scholarships ($1,500) – for students enrolled in degree or graduate programs

There is a maximum of one award per applicant per year. Students must re-apply each year if they wish to be considered. See the Awards Poster

Branch #110 Slave Lake Legion Bursary

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The Branch #110 Slave Lake Legion has instituted a bursary for students who are Veterans, children, grandchildren or great-grandchildren of any veteran. A Veteran is any person who is serving or who has honourably served in the Canadian Armed Forces, the Commonwealth or its wartime allies, or as a regular member of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, or as a Peace Officer in a special duty area or on a special duty operation, or who has served in the Merchant Navy or Ferry Command during wartime.

The bursary is granted at the end of February and is paid from the Branch #110 Poppy fund. It is limited to two (2) $500 bursaries or the number of $500 bursaries which may be accommodated by 10% of the amount in the poppy fund as of September 30th of the previous year, at the discretion of the board, based on applications received.

The student must be attending at least their second year of a program that covers two or more years towards a degree or diploma.

CRAIG KELMAN & ASSOCIATES Scholarship

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The Craig Kelman & Associates Scholarship is intended to provide financial assistance to a person aspiring to work in water and/or wastewater systems operation. The successful candidate must be enrolled in a recognised operator training program as offered by NAIT, SAIT, SIAST, Red River College or other accredited post-secondary institution and reside in Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, the Northwest Territories or Nunavut. Additional consideration will be given to those with a history of volunteer activity or community service. The award is currently $500.

DisabilityAwards.ca

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DisabilityAwards.ca - is a portal to awards and scholarships for students with disabilities studying at Canada's colleges and universities. You can register to search through their extensive database of scholarships, bursaries and grants you are specifically eligible for. Once you have created a profile, you will be able to perform tailored searches, save awards, and receive notifications of new awards. You will also find information on government student loans and grants organized by province.

Indspire

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Building Brighter Futures: Bursaries, Scholarships, and Awards. Indspire provides hundreds of scholarships and bursaries to thousands of students every year. For Post-Secondary Students, Post-Secondary: Skilled Trades and High School students.

 

One AWWA Operator Scholarship

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The One AWWA Operator Scholarship is funded through the support of AWWA’s The Water Equation Campaign and the Western Canada Section AWWA.

PURPOSE of AWARD:

  • AWWA’s The Water Equation Campaign and the Western Canada Section AWWA, will award the One AWWA Operator Scholarship in the amount of $500 for Water Operator training and education. 
  • Three scholarships will be awarded.
  • Funding can be used for certification, two-year water related associate degree, technical school program, professional training program, books and manuals, and operator related conferences.
  • Each scholarship recipient will also receive a one-year AWWA Operator membership.

Scholarships Canada

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At ScholarshipsCanada.com you can create a profile that will match you with some (but not all) of the scholarships and bursaries available across Canada.  ScholarshipsCanada.com does this by making it possible for students to attend the school of their choice without being limited by the cost. The website lists all relevant scholarships and bursaries free of charge. Students are matched to scholarships and bursaries when they create an account. 

S​​erving Communities Internship Program

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The Serving Communities Internship Program (SCiP) is a unique opportunity that allows students to gain valuable work experience in the non-profit/volunteer sector and receive a $1,000 bursary upon completion. This is a new internship program available to post-secondary students. This program is the result of a collaborative effort between the Government of Alberta, Volunteer Alberta and the Alberta Students’ Executive Council.

StudentLife Network

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Welcome to the Largest Student Network in Canada!
Whether you’re looking for your first job, help paying off tuition or a free trip to Thailand—we’ll help get you there. 

Yconic

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Yconic offers free scholarship matching & peer-to-peer support for your life as a student.

Veterans Affairs Canada Education and Training Benefit

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The Education and Training Benefit helps you achieve your education and career goals. You may be eligible to receive up to $80,000 in funding. Whether you are furthering your education journey or just beginning a new one, this is the perfect place to start. We look forward to working with you to develop an education plan that is right for you.

Veterans will not be limited to formal post-secondary training. The benefit may also be used for career or personal development courses that give Veterans purpose and help them feel satisfied with their main post-military job or activity.